Work location : Kanto district - Kanagawa
Research field : Manufacturing Technology - Mechanics of materials and materials / Manufacturing Technology - Machine elements and tribology / Life Science - Biomaterials / Life Science - Medical systems
Date of publication : 2023/08/10
End date of accepting applications : 2023/10/08
Date of update : 2023/08/09
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Associate Professor : Regular employee / Tenured / Non-tenure track / Probationary period present
Background of the recruitment and description of the project
[Devices and materials for medical engineering]
Mechanical engineering for medical applications, especially device creation, and materials science dealing with surface and interface phenomena.
Work content and job description
The successful candidate will be required to research the area mentioned above.
The successful candidate will have responsibility for a part of the organizing role of the research laboratory.
The successful candidate will be required to teach and supervise graduate and undergraduate students in the Mechanical Engineering or Human-centered Science and Biomedical Engineering courses at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Laboratory for Materials and Structures, and Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology, Institute of Innovative Research
Annual Salary : 7 million yen ~ 8 million yen
JPY 7,500,000 (JPY 7,000,000 - 8,600,000)
Education and Degree Requirements
Ph.D. / Doctor
Tenured - Non-tenure track
The Institute has mandatory retirement, requiring employees to retire at age 65.
Probationary period present
Probationary Period, 6 months
Employees' Health Insurance : available
Employees' Pension Insurance : available
Worker's accident insurance : available
Employment insurance : available
Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace
Smoking is prohibited on campus (excluding designated outdoor smoking areas)
Number of hired
Hiring date : 2024/04/01
Starting date : 2024/04/01
2023/08/10~2023/10/08 Deadline for receipt
Application documents (specified forms)
Other online application forms
For item a., choose five important papers, and indicate the number of citations and the name of database used (Google Scholar Citations, Web of Science, or Inspire etc.). Show the h-index.
_ Up to five copies of the major publications (in pdf format)
_ Acquired research grants and external funds since April 2018. Include names of the funds, project titles, amounts, periods of research, and allocated amounts (if not the principal researcher)
_ Research statement with a summary of research accomplishments and details of the future direction and plan for the applicant’s work (free form, two A4 pages)
_ Teaching experience and accomplishments (free form, one page).
_ Social activities such as those as a member of international and academic committees
_ Two references with names, affiliations, and contact details
_ Filled Excel file: format can be downloaded at
Return of application documents
We will dispose of all application documents responsibly.
* Out of application period.
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Selection / Notification of result
Selection will be based on a comprehensive review of applications and interviews.
Selected applicants may be asked to have an on-campus interview and give a presentation.
Please note that travel expenses for attending in-person interviews will not be reimbursed.
Notification of result
Result will be notified via email.
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Institute of Innovative Research